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‹Programming› 2017 Call for Papers

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<Programming> 2017, the International Conference on the Art, Science and Engineering of Programming, will take place in Brussels, Belgium on April 3-6, 2017.

This new conference and journal (with an abbreviated name of <Programming>) focuses on everything to do with programming, including the experience of programming. Paper submissions and publications are handled by the journal, and accepted papers must be presented at the conference.

Call for Papers

<Programming> 2017 accepts scholarly papers including essays that advance the knowledge of programming. Almost anything about programming is in scope, but in each case, there should be a clear relevance to the act and experience of programming.

Paper Submission Deadline: December 1, 2016

Conference organizers will accept submissions covering several areas of expertise. These areas include but are not limited to:

  • General-purpose programming
  • Distributed systems programming
  • Parallel and multi-core programming
  • Graphics and GPU programming
  • Security programming
  • User interface programming
  • Database programming
  • Visual and live programming
  • Data mining and machine learning programming
  • Interpreters, virtual machines and compilers
  • Modularity and separation of concerns
  • Model-based development
  • Metaprogramming and reflection
  • Testing and debugging
  • Program verification
  • Programming education
  • Programming environments
  • Social coding

Important Deadlines

  • Research paper submissions: December 1, 2016
  • Research paper first notifications: February 1, 2017
  • Research paper final notifications: March 7, 2017
  • European Lisp Symposium submissions: January 30, 2017 **new**
  • Salon des Refusés workshop submissions: February 1, 2017 **new**
  • LASSY 2017 workshop submissions: January 13, 2017 **new**
  • PX 2017 workshop submissions: February 4, 2017
  • Poster abstract submissions: January 16, 2017


General Chair: Theo D’Hondt, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Local Organizing Chair: Wolfgang De Meuter, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Program Chair: Crista V. Lopes, University of California, Irvine

Organizing Committee:  – Jörg Kienzle (workshops), McGill University

  • Hidehiko Masuhara (demos), Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Ralf Lämmel (contest), University of Koblenz-Landau
  • Jennifer Sartor (posters), Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Tobias Pape (web technology), HPI – University of Potsdam
  • Tim Molderez (publicity), Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Program Committee:

  • Andrew Black, Portland State University
  • Shigeru Chiba, University of Tokyo
  • Yvonne Coady, University of Victoria
  • Robby Findler, Northwestern University
  • Lidia Fuentes, Universidad de Málaga
  • Richard Gabriel, IBM Research
  • Elisa Gonzalez Boix, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Jeff Gray, University of Alabama
  • Robert Hirschfeld, HPI – University of Potsdam
  • Roberto Ierusalimschy, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
  • Jörg Kienzle, McGill University
  • Hidehiko Masuhara, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Sasa Misailovic, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Guido Salvaneschi, Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Mario Südholt, Ecole des mines de Nantes
  • Jurgen Vinju, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica
  • Tijs van der Storm, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica

<Programming> 2017 is kindly supported by:

  • ACM in-cooperation
  • ACM SIGPLAN in-cooperation
  • ACM SIGSOFT in-cooperation
  • AOSA
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel


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We look forward to seeing you in Brussels!